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The Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources of Britain's Onshore Basins – Shale Gas

Department for Energy and Climate Change, December 2012


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Resource IDdeccshale2012
Resource titleThe Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources of Britain's Onshore Basins – Shale Gas
Author(s)BGS
Publication/ sourceDepartment for Energy and Climate Change
Date publishedDecember 2012
Summary text/ abstractThis document offers a geologic framework to examine the potential for shale gas exploration in the UK. Since the USGS has recognised a large increase in American natural gas reserves from shale resources, there has been a growing interest in European potential for shale gas. UK potential is as yet untested. The UK shale gas industry is in its infancy, and ahead of more drilling, fracture stimulation and testing there are no reliable indicators of potential productivity. The analogies presented in this report may ultimately prove to be invalid. However, by analogy with similar producing shale gas plays in America, the UK shale gas reserve potential could be as large as 150 bcm (5.3 TCF) – very large compared with 2-6 bcm estimate of undiscovered gas resources for onshore conventional petroleum. The technologies needed to explore for shale gas are only recently available in the UK, and mitigating the environmental impacts of stimulation technology and to large scale development are subject to local authority consent.
Library categoriesClimate Change, Energy, Extreme Energy, Land Rights, Toxics, UK Government
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